SMEC Engaged on Major Dam Project, Queensland

03 October 2017

SMEC has been commissioned by Seqwater to undertake environmental and regulatory approvals for the Six Mile Creek Dam Upgrade project, located at Lake Macdonald, west of Noosa in Queensland.

 As the primary water supply reservoir for the Sunshine Coast, the 55-year-old dam requires numerous upgrades to meet modern standards and performance requirements under Queensland dam safety regulations. The upgrades will improve its ability to resist severe weather and earthquake events.

SMECís scope of work will include:

SMEC will work alongside the design team and Seqwater to ensure integrated project delivery.

This significant win adds to SMECís current portfolio of high-profile dam work in Queensland, which includes the Hells Gates Dam Feasibility Study and Lakelands Irrigation Scheme Feasibility Study.




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